Highlights for fabricators from content published on the Web during the past week.
Beginning today, thefabricator.com offers its Fab Top 5—links to items of interest to fabricators published on the Web in the previous week. Among today’s Top 5 are stories about women filling welding jobs in Louisiana, manufacturing hubs in Detroit and Chicago, and a change in the way today’s youth combine school and work.
Women are filling welding jobs in South Louisiana as the area bucks a national slide in the ranks of female manufacturing workers.
Two new private-public partnerships meant to spur high-quality manufacturing jobs in Chicago and Detroit are among the first of 45 such “institutes” the White House hopes to create.
Originally built by GM in 1917, the American Axle & Manufacturing plant has been reduced to rubble.